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Nepal government bans carrying arms in public
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) Nepal's new eight-party government Monday banned carrying of arms in public and asked all illegal weapon owners to hand over their weapons within a week.

Monday, April 02, 2007 7:24:25 PM

Terai closure first challenge for Nepal's Maoist government
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) Less than 24 hours after joining the government and beginning a new chapter in Nepal's history, Maoist guerrillas faced their first challenge Monday with ethnic protesters calling a closure in the Terai plains in the south.

Monday, April 02, 2007 10:35:06 AM

British doctors on Everest mission get bitter dose
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) A British team of doctors attempting to conduct tests on Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world, had to swallow a bitter dose after the Nepal government said the research was illegal.

Monday, April 02, 2007 10:25:26 AM

World hails new government in Nepal (With Nepal-Politics-Government)
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) The international community Sunday welcomed the formation of a new government in Nepal with the participation of the Maoists, calling it a 'key moment' for the consolidation of the country's peace process.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 6:46:31 PM

Woman communist leader is Nepal's new foreign minister
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Nepal's veteran trade union activist Sahana Pradhan was Sunday given the high profile foreign minister's job and will represent the country at the SAARC foreign ministers meet this week in New Delhi.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 5:32:45 PM

Nepal Maoists progress from mines to ministries
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Eleven years after they had introduced a new phase in Nepal's history by launching an armed insurgency, the Himalayan nation's Maoist guerrillas Sunday added a new one by joining a coalition government with a pledge to build a new Nepal.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 4:45:47 PM

June 20 to decide King Gyanendra's fate
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Though traditionally marked by foolery and merry-making, All Fools' Day struck a chilly note for Nepal's royal family Sunday with the ruling parties finally announcing June 20 as the date when voters would choose between the crown and a republic.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 4:16:13 PM

New Nepal PM calls for unity, patience
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Nepal's new Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala took oath of office Sunday, urging for unity and patience and pledging improved security.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 2:11:12 PM

Koirala takes oath as new Nepal PM, poll date announced
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) A new chapter in Nepal's history began Sunday with veteran politician Girija Prasad Koirala named the new prime minister of Nepal and the date of the revolutionary election finally announced, after months of wait.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 1:43:20 PM

Women on warpath over delay in forming Nepal government
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Angry women from various organisations gathered in front of Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's residence Sunday, shouting slogans and warning that they would begin a protest movement if a veteran woman politician was not given her dues.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 11:49:42 AM

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